Emily Atkin: Harvey Is Political

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New Republic reporter Emily Atkin (@emorwee) talks about why Harvey is already and inherently political thanks to climate change and the potential for petrochemical disaster in Houston. When people criticize “politicizing” the disaster they are being political too: it is a naked effort to defend the destructive status quo of fossil-fueled neoliberal capitalism. Support us at patreon.com/TheDig and please donate to homelesshouston.org/take-action/donate

Topics: Environment US Politics Social Movements
Guests: Emily Atkin